Joseph Willis Richardson, 78, of Wake Forest, passed away Wednesday evening February 11, 2015 at his home. He was born in Wake County to the late Henry Richardson and Euzelia Lowery Richardson. He was a graduate of Wake Forest University and was a retired Statistician with the Employment Security Commission.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday February 14, 2015 in the Chapel of Bright Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Pine Forest Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Richardson is survived by his wife of 37 years, Kathy Carter Richardson; son, Patrick Richardson of Wake Forest; grandson, Tristan Richardson of Wake Forest; sister, Virgie Denton of Wake Forest; nephews, Stanley Denton & wife Cynthia and Tony Denton all of Wake Forest.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the Wake Forest University Alumni Association, P.O. Box 7227, Winston-Salem, NC 27109.
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Friends may visit with the family from 6-8:00 p.m. Friday February 13, 2015 at Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 405 South Main Street, Wake Forest, NC 27587.(919-556-5811)